Archive for August, 2016

Back to School: Creating the Ideal Classroom Layout

Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Now is the perfect time to give your classroom a makeover.

It’s back to school season, and if you’re a teaching professional you may be thinking about how you plan to set up your classroom layout. As you gear up for the new school year, now is the perfect time to redefine your classroom space in a way that optimizes it for more effective learning and discussion. In the past, classrooms have focuses on “chalk and talk” setups where desks were bolted in rows behind the teacher. But in recent years, educational layouts have trended to more flexible and open designs. Here are a few tips for improving your classroom layout. (more…)

Creating a Sense of Escape: Hospitality Design Trends

Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Modern hospitality design trends are all about bringing the outside in.

Modern hotel designs are all about sweeping us away to a place far removed from the troubles of our daily lives. No one wants to open their hotel room door after a lengthy business trip only to be met by a cold, lifeless interior reminiscent of their office cubicle. Just as office spaces are becoming more freewheeling and open, modern hotel interiors must invite guests into a space that can put their minds at ease. Here are just a few of the up and coming hospitality design trends. (more…)

Five Deadly Office Interior Design Sins

Friday, August 12th, 2016
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Too much matching furniture is the ultimate interior design sin: it shows a lack of creativity.

Good interior design may be subjective, but there are a number of common pitfalls that can give off the wrong impression. If you’re trying to design an office space that properly reflects your business’s style and brand, you’ll want to make sure that you avoid these costly mistakes. Here’s what you need to know. (more…)

2016’s Top Office Design Trends

Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Modern office design is all about teamwork and company culture.

Is your office space feeling dull and lifeless? 2016 is the year to finally come up with an alternative design strategy that will, hopefully, make workers happier and more productive. The best workspaces provide a variety of destinations for workers to inhabit and promote movement throughout the day. Here are a few office design trends that will help you make the most out your office. (more…)